This is the leading guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism, covering everything from understanding plagiarism and identifying sources to setting out quotations and creating a reference list. Comprehensive and accessible, it provides readers with detailed examples of print and electronic sources, business, government, technical and legal publications, works of art, images and much more. Packed with practical tips and example sources in both citations and reference lists, it makes referencing manageable and easy to follow for everyone. The eleventh edition of this bestselling book is an essential resource for anyone doing original research for written assignments, including students, teachers, authors, librarians and non-academic researchers. Cite Them Right is also available as an institutional subscription product, Cite Them Right Online.
This book is renowned as the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to referencing available. Tutors rely on the advice to guide their students in the skills of identifying and referencing information sources and avoiding plagiarism. This new edition has new and expanded content, especially in relation to latest electronic sources.
Covering all information sources used by students, this guide provides detailed examples of new media, such as the Internet, text messages and virtual learning environments and a comprehensive range of printed sources.
Cite them right online will help students to reference just about any source, and to understand the importance of referencing accurately. This comprehensive resource has been developed from the bestselling book Cite Them Right by Richard Pears and Graham Shields.
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This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.
If you are keen to succeed in your studies as a Trainee Nursing Associate, then this is the study skills book for you. Written specifically for TNAs, this book prepares you for higher education by helping you to develop key academic skills like time management, independent learning, academic writing, referencing, and literature searches. The book also covers important skills for your future career as a Nursing Associate, including portfolio development, delivering presentations, and using digital technologies in healthcare. Key features: Fully mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for nursing associates (2018) Case studies, activities and other learning features help you master the skills, whatever your level. Focused specifically on the skills you will need in your studies and practice, both now and in the future. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Understanding Nursing Associate Practice series (UNAP) is a new collection of books uniquely designed to support trainee Nursing Associates throughout their training and into a professional career.
Learn the craft of writing a high-quality, high-mark university essay with this step-by-step guide. Suitable for all students – from making the transition to university study that much easier to refining your technique for the final year – this accessible and concise book leads you through the complete essay-writing process in five straightforward steps. The book is packed with best practice tips, common student mistakes (and how to avoid them!), and practical templates that have been designed to help you write your university essays. You will discover new techniques for deconstructing essay questions, like GALA; a complete Harvard Referencing catalogue, showing you how to properly record sources and references; and a generic essay template to help you cover everything necessary for those top marks. Once you read this book, you will never have to ask the following questions – because you will know the answers: • What is this question asking me to do? • How should I structure my essay? • What goes in an Introduction? • How do I write a meaningful paragraph? • How do I cite a source properly? • What is ‘background information’? • How do I evaluate someone’s work? • What goes in a Conclusion? • How do I create a reference list? • What do I do with feedback?
This authoritative book has supported thousands of distance learners, providing accessible support and friendly advice for their studies. This essential guide provides practical help for anyone who is embarking on a distance learning course. Ideal for those who have not previously studied at a distance or for students returning to study after a break, it covers fundamental issues such as motivation, goal-setting, time management and coping strategies. The fourth edition includes: • How to understand the distance learning experience and what your institution expects of its distance learners • The practicalities of learning at a distance, including how to get support when you need it • Updated information on the use of new technologies in distance learning, including mobile learning • Tips and advice on doing a research project at a distance • Coverage of key study skills including reading and note-making, completing written assignments, developing critical analysis skills and avoiding plagiarism • Support for international students in understanding how to make the most of studying remotely at a UK Higher Education institution Hallmark features of this book are the comments and advice offered by students and tutors sharing their own experiences of distance learning. It also includes comprehensive self-study activities that highlight the element of active learning that is crucial to successful studying at a distance. Studying at a Distance, 4th edition is a key resource for undergraduates and postgraduates in all open and distance learning or e-learning courses.
A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians is a survival guide for frontline library staff to help them find appropriate information quickly, whether they are answering questions at a physical help desk or remotely by telephone, email or instant messaging service. The book will help academic librarians tackle the questions most commonly asked by students, academics and researchers. A broad cross-disciplinary A-Z of themes including topics such as literature searching, plagiarism and using online resources are covered helping you to address an query confidently and quickly. Each topic is split into three sections to guide your response: typical questions: listing the common enquiries encountered points to consider: exploring the issues and challenges that might arise where to look: listing annotated UK and international resources in print and online including key organisations, scholarly bodies, digital libraries, statistical data and journal article indexes. A-Z Common Reference Questions for Academic Librarians updates and expands the author’s previous book, Know it All, Find it Fast for Academic Libraries, and includes new sections on blogging and social media text and data mining and data visualization assistive technology resources early career researchers impact measurement including bibliometrics; citation analysis and journal rankings academic internet searching LGBT studies Middle East studies project management open access publishing research data management study skills systematic reviews. This will be an indispensable day-to-day guide for anyone working with students, academics and researchers in an academic library.
Succeeding with your Master’s Dissertation is a thorough and comprehensive guide for postgraduate dissertation students. Now in its fifth edition, it offers clear, straightforward and practical support for each stage of the master’s dissertation. Brimming with examples of good practice, to help students to reach their full potential, this fully updated and revised edition takes students through the entire writing process, from start to finish, from proposal to submission. Featuring detailed guidance on how to: •Clarify your research objectives •Produce a research proposal •Complete each chapter of a traditional dissertation: Introduction, Literature Review, Research Methods, Findings, and Conclusion •Reference sources •Add a professional touch •Prepare for a viva This is essential reading for social science students of all disciplines. Additional, tailored advice is provided on: •Writing about theory and practice •Critiquing what you have created •Completing a systematic review I first became aware of John’s work on how to undertake your MSc when he came to give a presentation on this subject to our cohort of MSc students. I loved his methodology and practical advice. I bought this book and since then have tried to apply its advice to the MSc students I supervise and others I have tried to help. Buy it, it will help you – it’s worth every penny. Dr Mario Antonioletti, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh, UK In this book John Biggam, offers a clear background on why a dissertation is a standard part of many Masters programmes, and provides a user-friendly approach to planning and writing large pieces of work. Pragmatic advice and guidance on good practise will help students to keep on track with their dissertation, and avoid common errors. The book is written in a reassuring way which should be applicable to students across disciplines. Donna Murray, Head of Taught Student Development, The University of Edinburgh, UK Biggam’s book, now in its fifth edition, is the go-to guide to researching and producing a Master’s dissertation. Taking a practical, skills-based yet scholarly approach, it is current, comprehensive and rigorous. Standout content includes sections on common mistakes made by students, useful templates and a unique chapter on Dissertations by Practice, making it an instructive resource for students of the social sciences and humanities alike. Dr Kate Daniels, Senior Teaching Officer in Academic Training & Development for International Students, University of Cambridge, UK
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Available as an E-Inspection Copy! Go here to order Grappling with grammar? Struggling with punctuation? Whether you're writing an essay or assignment, report or dissertation, this useful guide shows you how to improve the quality of your work at university – fast – by identifying and using the correct use of English grammar and punctuation in your academic writing. Using tried and tested advice from student workshops, Alex Osmond shares practical examples that illustrate common mistakes, and shows you how to avoid them. You’ll also discover guidance on: Writing structure – the what and how of crafting sentences and paragraphs Conciseness – how to express your point succinctly and clearly, showing you understand the topic Effective proofreading – the importance of the final ‘tidy up’, so your work is ready to hand in Referencing – common systems, and how to reference consistently (and avoid plagiarism). This new edition also includes separate chapters on critical thinking and referencing, exploring each topic in more detail, and learning outcomes in every chapter, so you can identify what new skills you’ll take away. Personal tips and advice direct from Alex Osmond For access to additional resources and one-to-one advice from Alex, 'like' his Facebook page Academic Writing and Grammar for Students. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here The literature review is a compulsory part of research and, increasingly, may form the whole of a student research project. This highly accessible book guides students through the production of either a traditional or a systematic literature review, clearly explaining the difference between the two types of review, the advantages and disadvantages of both, and the skills needed. It gives practical advice on reading and organising relevant literature and critically assessing the reviewed field. Contents include: using libraries and the internet note making presentation critical analysis referencing, plagiarism and copyright. This book will be relevant to students from any discipline. It includes contributions from two lecturers who have many years experience of teaching research methods and the supervision of postgraduate research dissertations and a librarian, each offering expert advice on either the creation and assessment of literature reviews or the process of searching for information. The book also highlights the increasing importance for many disciplines of the systematic review methodology and discusses some of the specific challenges which it brings. Jill K. Jesson has worked with multi-disciplinary research teams within the Aston School of Pharmacy, Aston Business School and with M-E-L Research, an independent public services research consultancy. She has now left Aston University and is working as a Consultant. Lydia Matheson is an Information Specialist working for Library & Information Services at Aston University. Fiona M. Lacey is an academic pharmacist, a member of the pharmacy practice teaching group in the School of Pharmacy, and Associate Dean in the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston.
This textbook supports the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training for those training to teach in the further education and skills sector. It covers all the mandatory units and has been carefully designed to be the essential guide to successfully achieving the qualification.
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)